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Hiv And Contamination Ocd

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TERRIFIED, drug free virgin asks "does semen + dirt = HIV contamination?" Donation given

So I cut my hand on some glass and i bled quite a bit.I immediately wanted to sooth and moisturize the cut so I grabbed the vaseline petroleum jelly. TROUBLE IS,I dropped the open tin of vaseline onto some 'messed' underwear of mine (by messed, in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...disgusting underpants, your HIV risk is completely nonexistent!I suggest you get help from a psychotherapist regarding your "OCD brain" and your totally unwarranted, completely irrational (but highly amusing) fears of being HIV infected. Show the... Read more »

OCD under tratment, please help!

Ciao Dr. Bob,first of all: complimenti pe il tuo italiano.Perfetto, davvero. Sono italiano.Here is... Read more »

HIV transmission from cosmetics/ make up

Hello Doctor,Thank you for all you do- it has helped my OCD enormously all the way here in South... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
Connect With Others

OCD, eye, and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Dear all, I am 30 years old and suffer from OCD. Contamination fears and everything. Here is what happened last saturday. I was at a laundromat washing my clothes. I went to Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went to donate blood on may 9. They had only 2 nurses and a receptionist at the front desk. Since there were 2 people before that were donating already, and only 2 nurses, the receptionist took my temperature, blood pressure and pulse and also... Read more »

Help for the Worried Warts

Posted by JonCage, 2 Replies
...hopes that you learn to rationalize your thoughts and learn the gift you have been given and move on. WHEN EPIDEMICS COLLIDE: OCD AND AIDS By Fred Penzel, Ph.D. Our planet... Read more »

trash, stain, blood?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Dear all I suffer from OCD obsessive compulsive disorder. One of my obsessions is the fear of having thrown something into the trash that I shouldn't have. Read more »